Found December 11, 2012 on Eagles Eye:
Maybe it's the fluttering downfield passes which should have been intercepted... maybe it's the zoned-out expression on his face...maybe it's the inevitable historic references to Mike Boryla and Bobby Hoying, Eagles rookie QB's of the past who had brief encounters with initial success, then flamed out... I don't know. Maybe Nick "Shaggy" Foles is special. Like Joe Flacco "special"... Maybe he is capable of picking up the nuances of the game more and more in the final 3 games of 2012 and take his place in 2013 history. But I still have my doubts. At least I know Foles does have a "quarterback gene" in his DNA. He showed that gene with his calm command of the final seconds drive to beat Tampa Bay last Sunday. That's a big deal right there. He didn't panic. He didn't mess up the clock. He called the winning play and went with it... I'll reserve further judgement until Thursday night's encounter with ...
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